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The Handsome Brad Pitt Lookalike Who Fought Heroically in the Battle of Crete

Three men have come to symbolize the courage of the Cretans who fought the German invaders in 1941, one of them has a stunning resemblance with actor Brad Pitt.

How the Battle of Crete Changed the Course of World War II

The Battle of Crete will remain forever in military history as the scene of the largest German airborne operation of World War II. In Greek history, it...

New Zealand Woman Finds Rescuers of her Grandfather from the Battle of Crete

Emma Ebrahim could not believe her eyes when she found the descendants of the brave Cretan family who had hidden her New Zealander grandfather, who...

Crete Remembers the Razing of Kandanos by the Nazis on June 3, 1941

June 3, 1941 marks an especially dark day for Greece during the years of the Nazi occupation, as the Cretan village of Kandanos was burned...

Greece Honors Heroes of WWII Battle of Crete (video)

Greece on Tuesday honored all who selflessly sacrificed their lives in the 1941 Battle of Crete against the invading Nazi forces at a ceremony...

Battle of Crete: How Cretans Took On the Largest Axis Airborne Operation of WWII

The Battle of Crete will remain forever in military history as the scene of the largest German airborne operation of World War II. In...

Battle of Crete’s Nazi Shelter Turned to a Museum (photos)

As the Greek island marks the anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of Crete a hidden gem of a museum in the town of...

Dwindling Band of Veterans Remember 1941’s Battle of Crete

They say 'old soldiers never die; they simply fade away' but as Sunday marks the beginning 1941's 13-day Battle of Crete this year's commemoration also highlights...

The Battle of Crete Remembered at 75th Anniversary in Chania

Yesterday evening against the backdrop of the historical Maleme Airport in Crete, the commemorative ceremony for the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Crete commenced. There were many representatives from...
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German Aircraft in the Sea Bottom of Crete

A Messerschmitt Bf 109, the main fighter aircraft of the Luftwaffe during the Second World War which was shot down in Crete, Greece, in 1941,...

Greek Hero Dies

Theodoros Kallinos, historic figure on Crete and hero of the Resistance, has died aged 100. He was a legend in the Cretan resistance and...

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